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I was very excited to see several of my images place in the top ten of the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographers latest competition.
The photographers of the quarter were Bill and Anne Holland of Holland Photo Arts, and I noticed quite a few winners from the Foundation Forum community. Great job everyone!!

Here are my winning pics (2 of them are from an engagement shoot with Wendy and Hunter, whose wedding I will be photographing at the end of the month!)

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Dave Cheung
Last month I was one of the students at the amazing Yin Yang 3 photography workshop, led by Dave and Quin Cheung of DQ Studios and Huy Nguyen of F8 Studio, and hosted by Kansas City’s Wirken Studio (thank you Tyler and Becca!). It was an intense and inspiring experience–I can’t wait to try out some of this new stuff this season!

Huy Nguyen
Check out the video (shot with the 5D Mark II, of course!!)

Yin Yang Workshop 3 from Vladimir Chaloupka on Vimeo.

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  • May 18, 2009 - 12:54 am

    ben chrisman - what a great week. it wouldn’t have been the same without you vlad. can’t wait to see you again soon in NY.

My favorite part (about 2 minutes into the video) is when San Francisco photographer Ben Chrisman is almost dragged into the pool by the groom. Brett Butterstein also joined us on the shoot in Cabo for Chris and Tamra’s wedding in late 2007. The wedding was covered by WE TV for their Platinum Weddings show. Check out the Infocus blog, or click on the video below!

Cabo wedding from Vladimir Chaloupka on Vimeo.

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  • April 15, 2009 - 1:38 pm

    John Moon - Hey Vlad…some really nice shots. Very artistic.

  • April 15, 2009 - 2:48 pm

    dustin blake - Cool stuff, love your perspective on things!

  • April 15, 2009 - 8:54 pm

    Laura Moses - Vlad, I LOVED that. It was mesmerizing!

Check out this short tutorial I shot for the Infocus blog
(or click on the video below)

Canon 5D Mark II and Steadicam Merlin from Vladimir Chaloupka on Vimeo.

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  • May 6, 2009 - 1:51 am

    christian - i find this really entertaining even though i don’t use any of this gear.

  • May 19, 2009 - 4:35 pm

    Geoff - Thanks for this. Been looking at this camera for a bit now. There’s always a better toy out there! Can’t keep up.

  • July 24, 2009 - 2:03 pm

    Geoff - Trying to balance this is a pain. Using the Mark II with a 24-105, f4 lens. Any specs?

  • July 24, 2009 - 2:10 pm

    Geoff - And what is the model number of that adapter plate?

    Thanks :)

I was very excited yesterday to see this wonderful write up on me and my photography on John Santerre’s Pink Galoshes wedding blog. John is an incredible photographer and multi-media editor who’s based on the East Coast and often spends much of the year traveling to exotic locales for various journalistic projects.

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